Re: Why questions don't get answered, or "No, I've already RTFM, tell me the answer!"

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--- Craig White <[email protected]> wrote:

> On Fri, 2005-12-30 at 19:04 -0800, Antonio Olivares
> wrote:
> > 
> > --- Les Mikesell <[email protected]> wrote:
> > 
> > > On Thu, 2005-12-29 at 21:38, John Summerfied
> wrote:
> > > 
> > > > Today, I suggest that
> > > > If you want stability and support, buy RHEL in
> the
> > > appropriate flavour
> > > > If you want stability and cheap, download one
> of
> > > the EL clones such as 
> > > > TAO, CENTOS, WBEL (are there more?)
> > > > If you want the latest and can bear the
> occasional
> > > breakage, use Fedora 
> > > > Core 4.
> > > > If you don't care for stability and/or want to
> > > help refine things, 
> > > > Fedora Core 5 beta (maybe blend in some
> rawhide?)
> > > is for you.
> > > 
> > > But realistically, what people want is
> close-to-the
> > > latest plus
> > > some stuff that none of the above includes, like
> > > mplayer, xine,
> > > xmms with mp3 support, java, flash and the
> browser
> > > plugins for
> > > them, etc., so you want FC3 or FC4 with all
> current
> > > updates
> > > and a bunch of 3rd party packages.   It can be
> done,
> > > but
> > > it's not necessarily pretty.
> > > 
> > 
> > Very well said.  Users want a product that just
> works
> > straight out without having to "search, yum their
> way,
> > compile their way", etc with all the great stuff 
> > "
> > mplayer, xine,
> >  xmms with mp3 support, java, flash and the
> browser
> >  plugins for
> >  them, etc.
> > "
> > 
> > and since Red Hat is "releasing"/"has released"
> Fedora
> > on its own, why not have all these things within
> > Fedora.  No more trademarks/patents other
> difficulties
> > to get what users want.  What is holding Fedora
> Back
> > now?  
> ----
> licensing restrictions - which of course has nothing
> to do with Red
> Hat's involvement or non-involvement with Fedora.
> ---- 

Ok!  We can still get all the goodies, no problem a
little bit of work.  I can live with that, but other
people want the cake and eat it too.  Thank you for
the explanation.  I thought that the Fedora Foundation
upon release from Red Hat's grip, would allow for
inclusion of the programs that could not be added
because of licensing issues. 

> > By the way is this the longest thread of the year,
> or
> > will it be Peter Whalley, petsupermarket.uol.br 
> > Enquiring minds want to know.
> ----
> who cares?

Just a curiosity!  No damage or hard feelings
intended.  :)

> 
> Craig
> 
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Best Regards,

Antonio


		
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